winemaker

Get To Know the SOMM TV Cast: Steve Matthiasson

It’s not often you find someone born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada), who makes their way…

jammy wine
Winemaker’s Opinion: When Did “Jammy Wine” Become Bad?

When did “jammy” become a dirty wine word? I am the proprietor and winemaker for Byron…

5 Pioneering Women Who Are Altering the California Winemaking Industry

Wine is an industry that is still very much dominated by men, particularly when it…

California Wildfire Mitigation
How Grazing Ruminants Are Fighting Wine Country Fires

2020 is a vintage few would choose to repeat. In many ways, it changed everything.…

gerard bertrand biodynamic
How Gérard Bertrand Fuses History and Nature with Biodynamics

Shifting the wine industry’s environmental impact trajectory is no easy feat. Change the way we…

4 Unexpected Parallels Linking Modern and Ancient Winemaking

Our concept of the origin of wine and ancient winemaking sits, in large part, with…

wine industry jobs
A Complete Guide to the Near-Unlimited Wine Industry Jobs

Even before The Great Resignation, it was  common to sit at work, daydreaming about a…

Byron Blatty and the Revival of LA County Wine

Whether we call it a resurgence, a revival, or a revolution, one thing is for…

Jonah Beer
Get To Know the SOMM TV Cast: Jonah Beer

With nearly no experience in the wine industry, Jonah Beer took a leap and moved…

Stolpman Vineyards
Stolpman Vineyards: Connecting Ballard Canyon to the Northern Rhône

There are more than 5,700 miles between Ballard Canyon, California and the Northern Rhône. That’s…

Carlo Mondavi
Industry Innovator: Monarch Tractor Co-Founder, Carlo Mondavi

As the grandson of the great Robert Mondavi, many believe that Carlo Mondavi was destined…

Cathy Corison
Industry Innovator: Winemaking Trailblazer, Cathy Corison

Cathy Corison is a winemaker in St. Helena, California and undoubtedly a trailblazer. Spanning her…